Alumni awards, Commencement, and more.
Alumni awards, Commencement, and more.
NazarethAlumni & FriendsMay 2023
2023 Alumni Award Winners

Celebrating our Outstanding Alumni 

Our Alumni Association honored the achievements of new and past graduates! These award recipients serve as role models, encourage others to consider a Naz education, and further inspire a sense of Naz pride. Learn about our winners and view photos from the event.

Campus News

Congratulations, Class of 2023 

As speaker Anne McCaffrey '89 said, "You have all been given an incredible gift — the gift of a Nazareth education." We are excited to see what our newest alumni family members will do next! See ceremony videos, highlights, and graduates' stories.

Honoring the official transition to Nazareth University 

On May 31 at 11 a.m., alumni are invited to join the Nazareth community on the Smyth lawn for an event recognizing the official transition from Nazareth College to Nazareth University. The celebration will honor Nazareth's incredible past and exciting future. 

Major summer renovation on library begins

Nazareth President Beth Paul took the ceremonial first swing of a sledgehammer — beginning a major summer renovation on the library to enhance the student experience. Alumni have lifelong use of the library; during the renovations, access is limited.

Nazareth holds inaugural Lavender Graduation

Seventy-five people attended Nazareth's first-ever Lavender Graduation on April 25 to celebrate and honor our LGBTQIA+ undergraduate and graduate students. 

FYI for Alumni

Birds of a Feather Drive Together

With the PGA in town, Nazareth and Fisher mascots teed off for a good cause at Oak Hill Country Club to raise money to support PGA Reach WNY's efforts to increase access to golf for all.

Therapy Dogs for Daily Destressing

Nazareth's on-campus therapy dogs are in the national spotlight for their sucess in supporting the health and wellness of Naz students. 

More summer camp opportunities at a discount

Still searching for something for your kids to do this summer? Opportunities include the Summer Leadership Academy for Young Women and Girls (use alumni discount code NAZALUM2023). 

Explore the options »

WNAZ the Beat

The recently revamped radio station hosts 24-hour livestreams of music and shows! Over 20 students and staff host — and interested alumni are always welcome. 

Take a listen »

Announcing the Alumni-owned Business Directory

Nazareth alumni-owned businesses are everywhere —  in different industries and sectors, providing a wide range of services and resources. This new online directory seeks to promote and amplify business information for alumni to maximize their Nazareth connections.

Explore the directory »
Add your business »

Upcoming Events

May 22-24

Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies & Dialogue's 7th International Conference

The conference is open to scholars in religious studies, theology, and social sciences from the United States and abroad as presenters or participants.

May 26-July 28

Alumni Book Club

Our next reading period kicks off with The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston.

May 31

Celebration: Official Change to Nazareth University

Be part of this fun and historic event! 

June 9

51+ Club & Founders Legacy Society Luncheon

Nazareth graduates who have celebrated their 50th reunion and members of the Founders Legacy Society are welcome to attend this special gathering.

September 22–24

Naz Weekend 2023 

Mark your calendar, book your accommodations, and check out the event highlights for this year's incredible celebration.
View the full events list
Looking for past issues? Explore the News@Naz online archive here.
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